Tag: public employees

Basic Services, Civil Service

Four Public Employees, Including Two Solid Waste Drivers Jobs, Fired for Not Working During Irma

September 22, 2017

Via: Waste360

Four Largo, Fla., public employees have lost their jobs—two were fired and two resigned—for not showing up to work during Hurricane Irma. Two of the employees were solid waste drivers. Both opted to leave work early to prepare for the […]

Emergency Services

Compensation for EMS Training

August 5, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

Today’s burning question: Do fire departments/EMS organizations have to pay personnel for the time spent attending training for EMT and paramedic while off-duty? Answer: There are several important issues that have to be addressed to fully answer the question, including […]

Civil Service, Emergency Services

Breaking- Two additional SC Firefighters and Paramedic Fired over Social Media Post’s

July 15, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

Three more Columbia-area public employees have been fired over remarks they’ve made on social media. Richland County leaders announced they terminated one of their senior paramedics over posts the person made on social media. Officials announced their decision to terminate […]